Schema Summary
This sample shows a number of elements within a Hierarchy. It includes local (anonymous) & global complextype's. It also shows how collections are manilpulated within sequences & choices.

Schema Details
This schema contains 2 globally defined elements AddressType, ItemType and Invoice. All of these objects can be used as the documentElement (root element) in a valid XML document.
The Invoice object also contains a sequence, the sequence contains a number of child elements;
InvoiceNo is a primitive
DeliveryAddress is a element that conforms to the global element AddressType.
BillingAddress is an optional (the corisponding property on the Invoice object may contain a null because of this) element that conforms to the global element AddressType.
Item is a collection of elements conforming to the global element ItemType.
Payment is a locally defined element, it in turn contains a choice of; an element 'VISA' or a collection of 'Vouchers' elements or an element 'Cash' which is untyped within the schema, and represented as a string within the generated code.


Sample Description
The sample demonstrates how to navigate a simple Hierarchy of elements, including optional elements, choices, and collections.
The sample shows the Invoice as the root element, it contains the optional element BillingAddress. It also conatins 2 Item elements, showing how collections of elements can be manipulated. The Payment element conatins a VISA element, this can be determined by checking the value of invoice->GetPayment()->GetChoiceSelectedElement(), this will deturimine which of the 3 posible elements are selected.

Sample XML File
 Sample1.xml

Sample Code
 Read Sample
 Write Sample

XSD Source Files
 SimpleHierarchy.xsd
 Schema Diagrams

Generated Files
 AddressType.vb
 Invoice.vb
 Payment.vb
 VISA.vb
 Vouchers.vb
 ItemType.vb

Main Menu Samples List